You always get more respect when you don't have a happy ending.StoriesJulia Quinn
But looking beautiful isn't, I think, as important as feeling beautiful.BeautyJulia Quinn
Society rewards the bad as often as the good. But it never rewards the quiet.Society, SilenceJulia Quinn
Love's about finding the one person who makes your heart complete. Who makes you a better person than you ever dreamed you could be. Its about looking in the eyes of your wife and knowing all the way to your bones that she's simply the best person you've ever known.LoveJulia Quinn
Certainly not every reader has liked every one of my books, but I think that's a good thing because it means I'm not repeating myself.Julia Quinn
Last time I was in London, I visited Number 5, Bruton Street, which is the address I gave to Violet Bridgerton. It was a bit disconcerting to learn that it's actually a pub.Julia Quinn
Love works in mysterious ways.LoveJulia Quinn
But looking beautiful isn't, I think, as important as feeling beautiful.Julia Quinn
Society is capricious and rewards the bad as often as the good. But it never rewards the quiet.Silence, ProfoundnessJulia Quinn
"Do I look like a mess?" she asked.
He nodded. "But you're my mess," he whispered.
Was it possible to fall in love with the same man over and over again, every single day?Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - The Viscount Who Loved Me
He murmured her name, tenderly taking her face in his hands. "I love you," he said, his voice low and fervent. "I love you with everything I am, everything I've been, and everything I hope to be. I love you with my past, and I love you for my future." He bent forward and kissed her, once, softly, on the lips. "I love you for the children we'll have and for the years we'll have together. I love you for every one of my smiles, and even more, for every one of your smiles."Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - Romancing Mister Bridgerton
It suddenly made sense. Only twice in his life had he felt this inexplicable, almost mystical attraction to a woman. He'd thought it remarkable, to have found two, when in his heart he’d always believed there was only one perfect woman out there for him. His heart had been right. There was only one.Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - An Offer From A Gentleman
If you want to know if a gentleman loves you, there is only one true way to be sure. It's in his kiss. It's all there, in his kiss.Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - It's in His Kiss
Love's about finding the one person who makes your heart complete. Who makes you a better person than you ever dreamed you could be. Its about looking in the eyes of your wife and knowing all the way to your bones that she's simply the best person you've ever known.Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - The Viscount Who Loved Me
Slowly breaking the kiss, he turned his face to the side. Anthony, Benedict, and Colin were still standing in the foyer. Anthony was studying the ceiling, Benedict was pretending to inspect his fingernails, and Colin was staring quite shamelessly.Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - The Duke and I
No one said we had to spend every waking moment together, but at the end of the day and most of the time during, there is no one I would rather see, no one whose voice I would rather hear, and no one whose mind I would rather explore. I love you, Hyacinth Bridgerton. And I always will.Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - It's in His Kiss
She tried to remind herself that beauty was only skin deep, but that didn't offer any helpful excuses when she was berating herself for never knowing what to say to people. There was nothing more depressing than an ugly girl with no personality.Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - Romancing Mister Bridgerton
Just be quiet and accept the praise.Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - Romancing Mister Bridgerton
He smiled, and suddenly she knew that his words were true. Everything would be all right. Maybe not today and maybe not tomorrow, but soon. Tragedy couldn't coexist in a world with one of Colin's smiles.Julia Quinn in Bridgerton
I would give the world to have one more person for whom I would lay down my life.Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - It's in His Kiss
"You're going to be my grandmother."
"You silly child. In my heart, I've been your grandmother for years. I've just been waiting for you to make it official."
"You are not going to waltz in here and distract me with a clever phrase and a beguiling smile."
"You think my smile is beguiling?"
"I can live with you hating me," he said to the closed door. "I just can't live without you."Julia Quinn in Bridgerton - An Offer From A Gentleman
It was something in the way she moved.
Something in the way she breathed.
Something in the way she merely 'was' .
And he didn’t think he was ever going to get over it.